BLINN, Carole J. WARWICK PRESS. ~ Canticle of the Sun by Saint Francis of Assissi.
Printed, illustrated, designed and bound by Carole Blinn, with gilt enhanced line drawn illustrations. One of only 60 copies printed in Perpetua type on Canterbury paper, title printed in gold and black. Pp. 10. 12mo., bound in full limp vellum and housed in a small black cloth clamshell box by Sarah Creighton with a vellum and gilt lettered label, together with the four page prospectus which includes a small errata notice. An exquisite book in superb condition.
In the colophon Blinn thanks Dame Hildelith Cumming, of Stanbrook Abbey Press, Martino Mardersteig of the Officina Bodonia, and the noted binders Claudia Cohen and Gray Parrot, amongst others, for help in all the different aspects of making the book.
St. Francis’s poem in praise of God’s natural world appears in both Italian and English with simply beautiful illustrations of day and night on each page.